Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A small constellation (the Little Dog), said to represent one of the dogs following Orion. It is close to the celestial equator and contains the bright star Procyon.
- 1.1as genitive Canis Minoris /mīˈnôris/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Beta Canis Minoris’
- 1.1as genitive Canis Minoris /mīˈnôris/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.